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2 edition of Gunshot Road found in the catalog.

Gunshot Road

Adrian Hyland

Gunshot Road

by Adrian Hyland

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Soho in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Fiction,
  • Police -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Fiction,
  • Geologists -- Crimes against -- Fiction,
  • Central Australia -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdrian Hyland.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.H95 G86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862372M
    ISBN 109781569476369
    LC Control Number2009044016

    Get this from a library! Gunshot road. [Adrian Hyland] -- Emily Tempest is small, black, as snaky as a taipan's tooth and is the woman least likely ever to embark on a career in policing. But her old mate Superintendent Tom MacGillivray has persuaded her to. Gunshot road.. [Adrian Hyland] -- The new pacy read from the author of Diamond Dove, in which the fantastic Emily Tempest becomes a cop and has to investigate the death of an old friend. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

    Gunshot Road by Adrian Hyland starting at $ Gunshot Road has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New !   As I began my journey along Gunshot Road, I have to admit that I was more than a little dubious. The main character of the novel, Emily Tempest is a young female Aboriginal woman. The author, Adrian Hyland is a middle-aged, white Australian male - but boy did he nail the characterisation! And what a fantastic character Emily Tempest is.

      Gunshot Road (Book): Hyland, Adrian: Emily Tempest is appointed Aboriginal Community Police Officer for the Moonlight Downs station. Investigating the possible murder of an elderly geologist, she encounters Danny, an emotionally fragile Stonehouse mob teenager who is traumatized by the image of "poison flowing green." The terrain of Australia, a Japanese rock garden painter, a rash . Gunshot Road Author: Adrian Hyland Product Details: ISBN: Format: Paperback Pages: Dims (mm): x Pub Date: Pub Country: Australia Condition: NEW Description: Emily Tempest is small, black, as snaky as a taipan's tooth and is the woman least likely ever to embark on a career in policing.


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Gunshot Road is book two of Emma Tempest series by Adrian Hyland. Finally, a friend of Emily Tempest's father got her into police uniform as Aboriginal Community Police Officer (ACPO).

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out of 5 stars Gunshot Road: An Emily Tempest Mystery. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 7, Verified Purchase. Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Not only was it a good mystery but all the characters were described well and really came to life.

The interplay between events happening in the present and the aboriginal beliefs worked /5(17). Behind its veil of lyricism and quickfire wit, Gunshot Road transports the reader into a world few have ever seen up close: the Australian outback, where cultures collide, and Gunshot Road book temperatures - and the odd bullet - go through the roof/5(17).

About Gunshot Road. After leaving the Australian Outback to get an education, Emily Tempest—half-aboriginal, half-white—returns to her birthplace as an Aboriginal County Police officer. Emily’s first assignment is a murder at the Green Swamp Well Roadhouse, a case that seems open-and-shut to her partner, by-the-book Sergeant Cockburn.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gunshot Road (An Emily Tempest Investigation Book 2)/5(23). * Courier Mail * 'Gunshot Road is a hugely entertaining geological crime thriller laconic warmth mixed with the old school wiseass of Raymond Chandler or George Pelecanos.

The plot /5(). Editions for Gunshot Road: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback publishe. Emily’s first assignment is a murder at the Green Swamp Well Roadhouse, a case that seems open-and-shut to her partner, by-the-book Sergeant Cockburn.

But the suspect is an old friend of Emily’s father, a prospector with a passion for philosophy. Cockburn thinks it's a simple case of two old drunks and a hammer; Emily's not convinced. Gunshot Road is another irresistible read from Adrian Hyland, featuring all his comic brilliance and lyricism.

'Hugely entertaining laconic warmth mixed with the old school wiseass /5(15). Gunshot Road by Adrian Hyland,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Diamond Dove, Adrian Hyland’s first Emily Tempest novel, was one of my books of (review here). It was with great anticipation then that I waited for Gunshot Road.

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‘A fast and funny thrill ride from an indigenous point of view, Gunshot Road is entertaining and enlightening.’ 4 stars. Who Magazine ‘The follow-up to Diamond Dove, this book brings back the glorious Emily Tempest By going where few dare to tread, Hyland has created brilliant characters and a funny, sometimes touching and always honest novel.

Gunshot Road Adrian Hyland, Author. Soho Crime $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Moonlight Downs; Buy this book Crisp, colorful prose.

The first book in the series, Moonlight Downs won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Novel. In many ways, however, Gunshot Road may even be better.

The storyline is more tightly plotted, the writing more assured. But this perception is most likely due to the confidence Emily displays as she moves from an amateur sleuth into a more Author: Adrian Hyland. Gunshot Road by Adrian Hyland.

Aboriginal Community Police Officer Emily Tempest investigates a murder - but this is no mere police procedural, it is also about living in the outback, the oppressive heat and the lot of the Aborigines. Told with wit and with a charismatic and impulsive heroine this is a hugely enjoyable read.

Find similar. Gunshot Road is a superior novel to Diamond Dove in that Emily is a more real, mature person with a clearer sense of where she is headed, and the story is far more focused, which makes the fantastically portrayed background and culture much easier to absorb along with the quite complicated plot – the first half of the novel is packed with witticisms and delightfully pungent, astute observations.

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